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3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

Bill Gates

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Personal Hygiene

health

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

Teaching

The World's Happiest Man Wishes You Wouldn't Call Him That

What if we told you there was a man who had unlocked the secret to human joy? That despite all the pain and suffering and bad news out there, a monk on a mountaintop in Nepal has discovered a kind of template for How to Be Happy. In fact, so wise and ebullient is Matthieu Ricard that he's been …

Meditation

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You may be storing your food all wrong — here's how to keep fruit, veggies, meat, and dairy fresh for longer

Many of us chuck spoiled food into the trash because it goes bad before we have a chance to eat it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, American families throw away an average of $1,600 worth of wasted food every year.<p>But it doesn't have to be this way.<p>We've compiled some handy tips …

An investor's terrifying 2014 prediction for the market is coming true right now

If you're confused and perplexed about the market we're in right now, this should bring some clarity to the situation.<p>In the third quarter of 2014, Dylan Grice, a portfolio manager at equity fund Aeris Capital, wrote a note that perfectly describes the market we're in right now.<p>Of course, back then …